About Us

Who we are and what we believe in

Wireless Ventures Ltd has been in business since October 2003 providing consultancy services to Telecommunications Carriers, Law Firms, Banking & Finance and medium to large Enterprises. We have customers in Bermuda, US, UK, Europe, Caribbean and even as far as Guam.

Our focus is to add value by showing our clients ways to find new revenue and the means to reduce existing costs by retraining staff, adding or modifying technology and tools and help them to listen to their customers.

We look at the business with a fresh set of eyes and help the business to do the same. We provide fresh ideas that return the best results and constantly stay in touch to monitor the recommendations and implementations of our work.

We take a long term view of all our relationships with our customers and help them to do the same with theirs.

We are very experienced in using technology and our experience to help make your company stronger, your reach greater and your return on investment and effort measurable.

We have great strength in new tools to increase your brand recognition and actual calls to action using traditional marketing methods as well as the  Social Media platforms available today.

We help you get where you want to be. Contact us now to get moving forward. Contact Us

Executive Team

H John B Manderson
President & Principal Consultant.

John Manderson has spent the last 25 years in the Telecommunications and IT industry providing executive and strategic support to many telecommunications carriers both on the Island and overseas in countries such as USA, Canada, UK, 14 countries for Cable & Wireless in the Caribbean and as far away as Guam.

For the past 14 years he has led Wireless Ventures Ltd in Bermuda as its President and CIO providing consulting services to every Telecommunication provider on the island of Bermuda as well as the international marketplace under the Wireless Ventures Brand.

John has accomplished a number of firsts in the Bermuda Marketplace alone:
– Introduced ATM and DSL to Bermuda while at BTC as well as digital cellular to the island via TDMA at BTC
– Introduced GSM & Global Roaming to Bermuda via Telecom Bermuda
– Introduced GPRS/EDGE/3G, Blackberry (via AT&T) and international roaming (180 countries) to Bermuda
– Introduced the iPhone to Bermuda via M3 Wireless
– Introduced Advantage 360 BSS/OSS to M3 Wireless, Digicel, CellOne and TBI
– Implemented BSS/OSS for M3, Digicel and TBI and country support for Advantage 360 BSS/OSS Platform
– Wrote the business strategy and technology strategy for M3 Wireless
– Contributed many business, Telecom & IT articles for European CEO magazine from 2004 to date.
– John is a Member of the GSM Association, 5G, LTE, IoT and Wifi Forums
– John has launched two fixed wireless carriers in two countries. 

He has managed the outsourcing of many carrier’s International Roaming Businesses, of note for M3 Wireless increasing their footprint of outbound destinations from 50 countries to over 280 on both 2G and 3G networks overseas while delivering new revenues and increased margins in a tightly competitive market. M3 most recently merged with Cellular One in Bermuda to become CellOne and John’s oversaw the transition of the Roaming Unit to CellOne now One Communication.


John has implemented multiple complete Telecommunications Management (billing, OSS, and CRM) solutions to including Digicel Bermuda,  M3 Wireless (Wireless carrier) and TeleBermuda International (Long distance), and developed the first virtual prepay system on the Island to not require top up cards to recharge service.


In addition for M3 Wireless he provided consultancy and project management for the complete rollout of the NextNet Broadband wireless network called EasyConnect, the first of its kind in Bermuda to offer speeds over up to 2mb and beyond via wireless.


He spent a year working in Texas providing consultancy and business direction to a large wireless and internet service provider along with restructuring their billing and IT environment. He continues to provide support to many carriers for Billing, OSS and critical system maintenance along with strategic direction and management advice.


Prior to WIRELESS VENTURES  he was Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Customer Services and IT for AT&T Wireless (Bermuda) after AT&T Wireless International purchased 60% of the first GSM wireless company Telecom Bermuda Ltd. John was part of the executive management that introduced GSM to the Island.


While at AT&T Wireless, he was responsible for the overall management of Sales, Customer Service (including Retail), Marketing, Roaming and the Information Systems of the Company. He was also involved in leading the implementation, management and controls of the billing OSS/BSS environment.


He came to Telecom Bermuda Ltd to assist with the launching of Bermuda’s first GSM (Global System for Mobile) network. Prior to this Bermudians were only able to roam to a couple of cities in the US and Canada. Within one year from launch he had achieved over 120 roaming agreements in 60 countries around the globe with only two resources.


John also introduced GPRS and then EDGE and the Blackberry to Bermuda before starting his own Company Wireless Ventures Ltd. in 2003. Since then he has introduced both the iPhone and iPad devices to wireless carriers on the island as well as Google’s new Android devices.


Prior to this he was Project Prime for many data driven products at the Bermuda Telephone Company, working for now President and CEO Francis Mussenden. John developed and launched Bermuda’s first Internet Call Waiting application as well as working on many other data products such as ATM, Frame Relay and ADSL. He also was project lead on a 18  month Billing and OSS replacement project  to migrate many disparate and unconnected systems to a single system to improve service delivery and profitability for BTC. This project required the interfacing with every functional area within the Bermuda Telephone company from sales, through finance, outside plant, installers, call centre and network operations.


John is also writes technology articles for 2 Telecommunications Industry magazines and is a member of many industry organizations including the GSMA, Wifi,  UMTS, LTE, 4G & 5G forums among others.


John is an avid photographer, with images appearing in local Bermuda art shows as well as featuring in local media web site Bernews.com and as far as New York city in Times Square and the Louvre in Paris.


John is a student of the martial arts, and currently holds the rank of San Dan (3rd Degree Black Belt) and Fukoshidion (instructor) of both adults and the kids program.


John has served his country in the Bermuda Regiment, extending his training beyond the required 3 years, was a Recce Team Member and has undergone training at Royal Military College Sandhurst in the UK.



John is a Bermudian with UK passport, Canadian citizenship and has a daughter Jessica and son Steven.


John also holds Commercial Pilot’s Licenses in both Marine Pilot Class A & B and also holds one of the first SUA Unmanned Aerial Pilots licenses achieved in Bermuda.



Jamie Thain



Jamie Thain is a 30-year veteran technology
architect, business innovator and agile project manager.

Developing and managing large scale operations
and budgets. Using Agile Management
methodology across all disciplines to
deliver large scale development, networking,
and infrastructure products.




These include;

  • The design of a 4G LTE Huawei RAN / Cisco core cellular network.
  • The design of 3 multi-vendor FTTH plants including Core, Distribution and Access designs based on Calix and Huawei
  • Design and Build of a rapid cable plant deployment system reducing the in-field splicing to zero
  • Manage the design of two undersea cable systems one based on Corning / Alcatel, and the other on Cable Reuse and Alcatel.
  • Design the core IP / WAN / MAN system for 4 ISP or Wireless ISPs.
  • Large Scale OSPF, BGP, ASN, Cisco, RouterOS
  • IPV4, IPV6, Networking Provisioning
  • Billing and Provisioning Integration
  • Radio Propagation design for LTE, 4G, Public Safety point to multipoint and Point-to-Point microwaves using 5, 7, 11, 18, 23, 24, and 80 GHz.
  • Tower installation, and management of wind loads, construction and delivery.
  • The design and build of several data centers including several Tier 2, and Tier 3 data centers. Design a Tier 4 datacenter that was not constructed.
  • Pavement inlaid fiber, ariel fiber and duct fiber designs.
  • Project management of several projects with a total investment of over 10 Million dollars.


Founded a consulting firm and grew into a group of companies including an Integration Firm, an Internet Service Provider, a structure Cabling company, and an Web Marketing Company.


As the Chief Architect and Chief Executive Officer managed a group of companies firm with over 80 staff and 7 operating divisions as well as several auxiliary companies including a building company, and a service and support desk companies with revenues of over $30 Million per annum.


A result focused architect managing and designing Infrastructure with over 25  years of consulting, within the managed service provider and web platform environment.

Key Skills also include

  • Product Creation
  • Strategy and Planning
  • Acquisition and Deployment
  • Operational Management
  • Product Management


Focused on delivering shareholder results, providing the best service while managing overall expenses.

An Innovative IT professional managing groups of staff from ten to thirty staff. Skills including large architecture and design, financial and critical systems delivery, large-scale networking services and support.


Strong strategic thinker and team builder. Extensive experience improving workflow and modeling platforms. Developed data marts, mission critical reporting systems and multi-billion dollar financial purchasing and ordering system.

Worked in a broad range of projects including both development and infrastructure in web, mobile, large scale infrastructure, ISPs, IPTV, multimedia, multicast, datamarts, SQL servers, actuarial and financial modeling. 

Designed Large Scale Global Networks & Infrastructure including

  • Bluewave Architect, LTE, WISP, FTTH, FTTB, IPTV
  • WestStar Cayman Architect,
    • Billing integration
    • Core Network, ISP design,
    • Interconnection to Internet
  • Transact Architect
    • Challenger Cable
    • ISP Design WAN, MAN, LAN


  • Axis Insurance Global Network
    • Design Build Project Manager
    • Multi-City Multi-Office Design


  • Agile Network Architect, Design, Build,
    • Montpelier Global Network
    • Ace Tempest Re, Global Network
    • Cat Limited / Enterprise Global Network
    • Allianz Risk Transfer Global Network
    • Bermuda Police Network Redesign
    • XL Capital Global Network
    • Partner Re Global Network
    • Lancaster Re Global Network
    • Amlin Bermuda Startup
    • Hiscox Bermuda Start up


  • P3 Network Experience
    • Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Maintain
    • Building and Networking Infrastructure
    • OAM on large scale cable systems

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